GPN - Business Technical Vocational Education Training UGANDA

Notice Type
International Competitive Bidding [Open]
Issue Date
Last date of submission
Tender type
General Procurement Notice
Project title
Business, Technical & Vocational Education & Training


                        GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE


Name of Project: Business, Technical & Vocational Education & Training  (BTVET) Support Project

Sector:  Education

Notice Type:    General Procurement Notice

Modes of Financing: IsDB Loan, ISFD Loan and Instalment Sale

Financing No: UGA-1022

The Government of the Republic of Uganda, represented by the Ministry of Education and Sports, has applied for financing in the amount of United States Dollars Forty-five Million (US$ 45 million) from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) toward the cost of the Business, Technical & Vocational Education & Training (BTVET) Support Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for the goods, works and services to be procured under this project.

  The project will include the following components:  

Component 1: Improving Access to BTVET

Component 2: Improving the Quality and Service Delivery

Component 3: Support to BTVET Institutional Management and Capacity Building

Component 4: Support to Project Coordination Unit

Procurement of contracts financed by IsDB will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works and related services under IsDB Project Financing (April 2019), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined therein and detailed below.  Similarly, Consulting Services will be selected in accordance with the Guidelines for the Procurement of Consultant Services under IsDB Project Financing (April 2019) and is open to all eligible bidders as defined therein and detailed below:





  • Construction of new Skills Development Headquarters (SD HQ) in Kampala (Works)
  • Expansion of infrastructure at 9 technical institutes, i.e. Kitovu, Lutunku, Nalwire, Nkoko, Kabale, Birembo, Moyo, Minakulu & Moroto (Works)
  • ICB
  • ICB




  • Equipment & tools for the SD HQ and 9 technical institutes (Goods).
  • ICT infrastructure and equipment for the 9 technical institutes (Goods).
  • Provision of textbooks and reference materials (Goods).
  • Procurement of Furniture (Goods)
  • Procurement of vehicles
  • ICB
  • ICB
  • NCB
  • NCB
  • International Shopping



  • Infrastructure-related design, studies and supervision consultancy (Services).


  • Curriculum review and development (Services).
  • Instructor skills development and training (Services).
  • Connection to the BTVET MIS (Services)
  • Accreditation of the technical institutes and core training programmes (Services).
  • Training for institutional boards and management (Services)
  • International Shortlisting (IS) QCBS
  • National-QCBS


Specific Procurement Notices for contracts to be bid under the IsDB’s International Competitive Bidding (ICB) and for contracts for Consultancy Services, will be announced as and when they become available, in the IsDB Website, the Ministry of Education and Sports Website, relevant technical magazines, newspapers and trade publications of wide international circulation, as well as in two major local newspapers.

Interested eligible firms and individuals who would wish to be considered as potential bidders for the provision of Goods, Works and Services for the above mentioned project, or those requiring additional information, should contact the Beneficiary at the address below:

 Ministry of Education and Sports,

BTVET Support Project,

IsDB, OFID & Arab-funded Projects,

2nd Foor Legacy Towers - Block A, Plot 5 Kyadondo Road,

P.O. Box 7063, Kampala (Uganda),

Tel: +256-41-4-581212/3

f.a.o: Dr. Jane Egau-Okou email:

with copy to Arch. Norman Ajiri email:

 Mr. Alex Kakooza

Permanent Secretary